Conversations #AboutRace at the Brooklyn Historical Society

Forgive me for not posting this sooner—so, in the future, if I don’t post for a while, check out my social media feeds, links on the right hand side under FOLLOW RAQUEL, for wassup with me—but I’m playing catch-up because I’ve been caught up in a mostly awesome whirlwind these past couple of weeks. Below is an event authors Baratunde …

OUT OF BINDERS SYMPOSIUM: The Double Whammy: Women Writers of Color Discuss Challenges and Strategies

OUT OF BINDERS is a two-day symposium to empower women and gender non-conforming writers with tools, connections, and strategies to advance their careers. I will be sitting on a panel called The Double Whammy: Women Writers of Color Discuss Challenges and Strategies. Register HERE

Black Ethnics: Covering the New African Diaspora Panel

Playing catchup folks! Have been busy (re)writing a book proposal (so excited about the subject and cannot wait to share it with you all!!!), training for a forthcoming fight (as a master’s division amateur boxer), and applying for a handful of grants. A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting on a panel at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter …